Start-Ups

Business technology start-ups are increasingly attracting venture capital; find out how to take your idea and turn it into a business reality, and which technologies could make all the difference.

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Deliver Secure, New Business Services and Improve the Customer Experience

    In today’s ultra-competitive business landscape, organisations are always looking for the best way to deliver secure, new business services to their customers. But to do this, organisations must find a “new balance” of security across two critical business imperatives: growing the business and protecting the business.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • eBooks // Dec 2014

    Founder's guide to launching a startup (free ebook)

    This latest ebook from ZDNet and TechRepublic focuses on tips, strategies, and success stories aimed at helping new entrepreneurs and founders-in-the-making navigate the tricky path of launching a startup.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • Case Studies // Nov 2014

    HotelsCombined.com grows from start-up to world leader

    This case study is exploring how HotelsCombined.com became the world leader in hotel price comparisons. Being a site “developed and born on the cloud” that attracts more than 25 million visitors a month who use the free service to compare hotel prices and make reservations. Download this case and learn...

    Provided By IBM

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Securing the Small Business Network

    This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Data Projections Case Study

    Data Projections needed a quoting solution that would allow them to prepare, deliver, and track quality quotes and proposals that could integrate with their CRM. Quosal enables Data Projections to produce winning sales proposals in less time, and improves their internal sales reporting

    Provided By Quosal

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Using IBM Social Business to Take Your Business Relationships to the Next Level: A Game Changer for Small, Medium, and Large Businesses.

    This IBM Redguide™ publication provides information about IBM Social Business and includes details about the business need and the value of transformation to a social business. It presents a high-level Social Business component diagram, highlights key capabilities, and includes customer case studies that exemplify how some of these capabilities can...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Compensation Made Simple

    Using market-based salary data to align your organization’s compensation strategy with those in the same recruiting market can enable your organization to stay competitive and improve employee engagement and retention. Read this paper to learn more about: How a business's lifecycle influences employee compensation, Why market-based salary data...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Nondisruptive Operations and Clustered Data ONTAP

    As IT operations become more and more critical to business, no downtime can be tolerated. Downtime causes lost business, poor customer satisfaction, and competitive weakness. Today’s “always-on” data centers are all about how the underlying infrastructure provides continuous data availability to the applications despite changing business needs. Read more.

    Provided By NetApp

  • Videos // Jun 2014

    Why serverCONDO is in the Dedicated Hosting Business

    serverCONDO's John Brown answers why they're in the dedicated hosting business.

    Provided By HP US

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Tyco Integrated Security: How Secure is Your Business Infographic

    This valuable infographic shows the top seven External Threats to a business, the top three internal threats to a business and the top three concerns for management when considering a business security solution. This infographic helps assess the potential threats in a working environment and reduce the potential risks. This...

    Provided By Tyco

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Making the Real Time Enterprise a Reality

    REAL TIME. ON DEMAND. ALWAYS ON. Such are the expectations of businesses in today’s global information economy. Customers demand agility, responsiveness, and innovation from all companies today. And they’re comparing their experiences with businesses in every industry against firms that embody all three capabilities. Read this whitepaper to discover how...

    Provided By SAP

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: People Are the New Bottom Line

    Your business is the sum of its parts—your inventory, production, marketing, and spend. But the most important part of your business is your workforce. More than half your costs can be tied to your workers. Watch this video to learn why people are the new bottom line.

    Provided By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center is the easy-to-use, low-cost way to share ideas with anyone, anywhere, anytime, from any device. Collaborate over the web with remote employees, customers, and suppliers. Deliver presentations, demonstrate applications and update spreadsheets. Save time and money on travel — conduct regular meetings...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: Direct Networks – Desktops in the Cloud

    For small businesses, equipping every employee with their own computer can be a costly proposition. Every dollar spent on technology is one less that can be directed to other essential investments, such as marketing and product development.This case study explores why more and more small businesses are embracing Bring Your...

    Provided By Dell

  • eBooks // May 2014

    IBM PureData System E-Guide

    Every business would like to spend more time focused on improving productivity and less on routine maintenance tasks that keep the status quo. Unfortunately, most IT departments spend the bulk of their time and budget on doing just that – keeping the lights on and fighting fires. That is...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Rostering/Shift scheduling opportunity scan

    This briefing looks at symptoms that can help your company see if there is opportunity to implement more effective rostering and shift scheduling. If your company is exhibiting any of these symptoms, then there is room for significant improvement.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Ways Anonymity Hurts Business and Consumers

    Traditionally, the notion of online identity is that it must be protected and safeguarded by the individual it belongs to. As users’ Internet habits evolve, however, we’re seeing a greater shift in online sharing: consumers are posting personal photographs, life event updates, and more across their social channels. This...

    Provided By Gigya Inc.

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    A manufacturers guide to complete business control

    This briefing provides a guide to gain business control in manufacturing planning. Readers can learn how to achieve business goals and competitive advantages with integrated supply chain planning and optimization.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    4 signs that your business is ready to plan for profit

    This briefing will help you to determine whether your business is ready to plan for profit by maximizing the value of your ERP investment with supply chain planning and optimization. By looking at these four signs you can begin planning for profit.

    Provided By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Best Practices for recruiting the right talent

    This white paper examines best practices in recruiting and the technology behind those practices. It discusses how to reduce time to hire by up to 50 percent, reduce cost per hire by up to 70 percent, and improve recruiter efficiency in finding the right talent.

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Case Study: Mission Australia: Better Serving the Community

    Most of organisations or businesses wanted to respond to their clients faster and more efficiently. This study gives you an idea on how to drive value-add IT projects and the ability to scale up and down as well as increase performance effectively. Download this case study today to learn...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Client Virtualization in a Cloud Environment

    Arguably computation models seen in client space are much more diverse than those in the server space proper. For servers, there are essentially two, the earlier model of static consolidation and the more recent dynamic model where virtual machines lightly bound to their physical hosts and can be moved around...

    Provided By Intel

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2014

    Who’s Spying on You?

    You’re aware of the threats of malware to your business but what about the ever-changing ground rules? Cybercriminals today are launching attacks against businesses by copying sophisticated malware and techniques used to target governments and high-profile organizations. Don’t get caught in the crossfire. Read our special report "Who's spying...

    Provided By Kaspersky Lab

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Unified Communication and Collaboration - The Best Practice Guide

    Unified Communication & Collateral allows businesses to harness enterprise-wide collaboration, increase productivity and realise cost competitiveness. Most businesses are keen to find ways to continually improve on their solutions and processes. As a result of this, Telstra have produced a complimentary practice guide which will deliver insights into the benefits...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Unified Communication and Collaboration - The Best Practice Guide

    Unified Communication & Collateral allows businesses to harness enterprise-wide collaboration, increase productivity and realise cost competitiveness. Most businesses are keen to find ways to continually improve on their solutions and processes. As a result of this, Telstra have produced a complimentary practice guide which will deliver insights into the benefits...

    Provided By Telstra

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Backup Basics. Choosing the Right Data Protection System

    Data is often the most important non-human asset that a company has. It represents the actual information and details behind the products and services that each company provides. If this data is lost, becomes corrupt, or is unavailable, it can have a major adverse effect on whether or not your...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    You Work 24/7 For Your Business. So Should Your Server.

    Are you not sure if your business could benefit from a server? Use this checklist to help you decide if adding a server to your business can be an efficient and affordable way to help you and your employees reach new levels of productivity, while protecting valuable company data and...

    Provided By HP & Intel® Xeon® Processor

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    10 Reasons your Business Needs VoIP

    Voice over Internet from Alaska Communications lets you make and receive calls over the Internet anywhere, anytime—keeping employees connected and boosting productivity. It’s a hosted and flexible phone communication solution that works the way you do. No hardware equipment to purchase, software to maintain or even IT staff to hire...

    Provided By Alaska Communications

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Businesses are ready for a new approach to IT

    Today’s businesses need simpler more efficient and flexible computing models. The IBM PureSystems family is comprised of platform systems and infrastructure systems that include built-in “patterns of expertise” to address complex business and operational tasks for smarter computing.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2013

    Start-Up Size Strategy and Risk Management: Impact on New Venture Performance

    Start-up size is a key strategic decision for entrepreneurs. Should entrepreneurs invest sufficient resources to start up close to minimum efficient scale in order to optimize performance or should they seek to manage risk and start-up on a smaller scale? Previously, this strategic decision appeared to be one of simply...

    Provided By EIM Business & Policy Research

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Re-envisioning the Data Management Landscape: Road Map to the Real-Time Business

    "Real-time business" is a powerful metaphor for today’s forward-thinking companies. These are businesses that have the ability to use all relevant data when and wherever needed for up-to-the moment decision making. In today’s hyperconnected business environment, the demand for faster business cycles and deeper insight is driving a tremendous wave...

    Provided By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2013

    Preparing the Datacenter for a New Age of Computing

    Aligning IT with the goals of the business is top of mind for executives who need to understand how business plans, infrastructure, and people come together to impact business process. Convergence and virtualization are some of the most talked about technologies for helping align business goals because of their ability...

    Provided By HP and Intel®

  • Videos // May 2013

    Continuous data protection for a business of any size

    Video, websites, email, client files, and application data on physical or virtual servers, is the type of information that is essential to business, and can seem endless. Now more than ever, organisations are on the lookout for simpler ways to manage and protect the growing amounts of content collected every...

    Provided By NETGEAR, Inc.

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Technology Based-Entrepreneurship: Measurement Technology Perspective

    Currently, there are several papers on the New Technology Based Firms (NTBFs) yet the case studies of measurement technology appear to not be available. This paper aims to present the entrepreneurial processes of Finnish measurement technology firms. Eight interviews were conducted with the key players of the industry. Successfully, the...

    Provided By University of Ottawa

  • White Papers // May 2013

    The business of social business

    The value in social acquaintances Today, social approaches have become the norm for creating meaningful business value. In an IBM® IBV executive study however, nearly three-quarters of respondents admitted that they were unprepared to embrace this shift in customer engagement. This white paper reveals how business leaders can successfully...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Do you Have an Enterprise-wide Cloud Strategy?

    Cloud computing is experiencing strong, sustained growth across enterprises large and small. Proven benefits like flexibility, cost reduction, and rapid provisioning of new applications and services are among the drivers. But as cloud models continue to mature, IT leaders face a number of decision points as they seek to maximize...

    Provided By NetApp

  • White Papers // May 2013

    Explaining Entrepreneurial Performance of Solo Self-Employed From a Motivational Perspective

    This paper investigates whether start-up motivation (opportunity versus necessity) influences entrepreneurial performance of an important subset of entrepreneurs, viz. the solo self-employed. The authors also explore to what extent human capital measures mediate this relation. They use a unique individual-level panel data set of solo self-employed in the Netherlands for...

    Provided By EIM Business & Policy Research

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Startup rockstars: A roundup of innovative newcomers

    Fame, quick profits, a career marked by creativity, pushing boundaries, popularity and chasing that one big deal that could change everything. You can see why there are parallels drawn between startup founders and rock stars. While the nexus of startup funding has traditionally been Silicon Valley, technology startup hubs outside...

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Apr 2013

    Entrepreneurial Activity, Industry Orientation, and Economic Growth

    There is evidence that entrepreneurial activity plays a non-negligible role in driving economic development. In this paper, the authors investigate whether the industry in which the entrepreneurial activity takes place matters for economic growth, both in developed and developing countries. They distinguish between three types of entrepreneurial activity, based on...

    Provided By EIM Business & Policy Research

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Deliver Secure, New Business Services and Improve the Customer Experience

    In today’s ultra-competitive business landscape, organisations are always looking for the best way to deliver secure, new business services to their customers. But to do this, organisations must find a “new balance” of security across two critical business imperatives: growing the business and protecting the business.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Best Practices for recruiting the right talent

    This white paper examines best practices in recruiting and the technology behind those practices. It discusses how to reduce time to hire by up to 50 percent, reduce cost per hire by up to 70 percent, and improve recruiter efficiency in finding the right talent.

    Provided By Oracle

  • eBooks // Aug 2014

    Securing the Small Business Network

    This ebook examines eight network security challenges that small businesses face today, and offers easy and effective solutions. Dell SonicWALL offers the comprehensive protection your small business needs, priced within your budget.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Compensation Made Simple

    Using market-based salary data to align your organization’s compensation strategy with those in the same recruiting market can enable your organization to stay competitive and improve employee engagement and retention. Read this paper to learn more about: How a business's lifecycle influences employee compensation, Why market-based salary data...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // May 2014

    Case Study: Direct Networks – Desktops in the Cloud

    For small businesses, equipping every employee with their own computer can be a costly proposition. Every dollar spent on technology is one less that can be directed to other essential investments, such as marketing and product development.This case study explores why more and more small businesses are embracing Bring Your...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Business Value of IBM zEnterprise System Deployments

    On a Smarter Planet, information-centric processes are exploding in growth. In order to excel in today’s competitive environment, businesses need to support these processes, and efficiently manage the massive volumes of data they drive, with minimal risk. The mainframe has always been the IT industry's leading platform for transaction processing,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2011

    What You Need To Know before Starting Work At A Bank

    The FINANCIAL - It is the common perception that to be a bank employee means strictly defined working hours, an early wake-up, strict dress code and professional behaviour. Sometimes such rules scare job seekers away, except for those who enjoy living according to an orderly regime. The authors tried to...

    Provided By FINANCIAL, Business News & Multimedia

  • White Papers // Feb 2011

    Why Every Business Needs A Website

    More consumers are using the internet to shop than ever before and those who still purchase offline will often use the web to begin their search. This means that any business without a website is increasingly losing business. A smaller, less popular business with a website will be more likely...

    Provided By Ameritec

  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    ERP Selection: Part 2 - Define The Opportunities

    The purpose of this ERP Selection activity is to determine the opportunities for improvement. These opportunities may be in the form of problems or issues that are readily apparent and need to be resolved. There is no point in talking about an enterprise software solution until the opportunities are first...

    Provided By ERP.com

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    ESG Whitepaper - VMware's vSphere Storage Appliance: High Availability for Small IT Operations

    Learn how small and midsized businesses are increasingly adopting virtualization to deliver consolidation, improve data back up and disaster recovery and increase security with an in-depth new paper from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). Learn directly from your peer's experiences and see why VMware's solutions are perfect for the growing...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Oct 2011

    ESG Analyst White Paper - VMware's vSphere Storage Appliance: High Availability for Small IT Operations

    Learn how small and midsized businesses are increasingly adopting virtualization to deliver consolidation, improve data back up and disaster recovery and increase security with an in-depth new paper from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). Learn directly from your peer's experiences and see why VMware's solutions are perfect for the growing...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2011

    VMware's vSphere Storage Appliance: High Availability for Small IT Operations

    Learn how small and midsized businesses are increasingly adopting virtualisation to deliver consolidation, improve data back up and disaster recovery and increase security with an in-depth new paper from the Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG). Learn directly from your peer's experiences and see why VMware's solutions are perfect for the growing...

    Provided By VMware

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Building a Better, Faster, and Stronger IT Infrastructure

    Businesses of all sizes are faced with continual demands from all fronts (including clients, customers, workers, and even executives) to develop and maintain a faster and more reliable IT infrastructure that can not only cope with current demands but also be scalable to cope with changing workloads in the future....

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    The HP Business Intelligence Maturity Model: Describing the BI Journey

    The HP BI Maturity Model describes the path forward as companies work toward closer alignment of business and IT organisations. It is evident that the industry is maturing steadily, as Stage 3 topics like governance and master data management are common hot topics at leading conferences and in company boardrooms....

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • Tools & Templates // Jun 2010

    Mobility Management for Dummies

    Every day, more and more of your enterprise operates outside the four walls of business where you interact directly with your customers and wherever your employees are. This presents a key opportunity for your business to gain a competitive advantage by having the information necessary to take decisive action when...

    Provided By Sybase

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Gaining the Performance Edge Using a Column-Oriented DBMS

    This paper contrasts row-oriented database systems with column-oriented database systems and elaborates on the benefits of the columnar approach. A review of how data access latency across the different levels of the memory hierarchy can affect application performance sheds some light on the benefits of the column-oriented approach and...

    Provided By Sybase

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Network Security Essentials for Your New Small Business

    The reason: sloppy data security can take one out of business, fast. In fact, the US Department of Labor has warned that 93% of businesses that suffer a significant data loss go out of business within five years. Further reasons network security deserves your full attention. The data that think...

    Provided By WatchGuard Technologies

  • Case Studies // Jun 2010

    KIOSK Information Systems and Dell Team Up to Win New Business and Reduce Kiosk Downtime by 50 Percent

    The KIOSK team knows that having a reliable computer at the heart of each kiosk is essential for keeping its customers in business. They wanted to win the kiosk business of the world's second-largest cell phone provider, which had been disappointed by hardware failures and service problems with other kiosk...

    Provided By Dell

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    Video: Differentiate Your Company With Complete CRM

    This white paper will expand on what Oracle defines as Complete CRM - how businesses can better engage customers and users, manage customer transactions, and analyze results to adapt and take advantage of changing business and economic circumstances to realize greater value from CRM.

    Provided By Oracle

  • Case Studies // Apr 2009

    Helping the IT Organization Demonstrate True Service Value to the Business and Achieving a 43% Reduction in Incidents in Year One

    The Gulf News IT department had been suffering from poor perception within the wider business. Whether it was justified or not, even the IT department itself found it difficult to tell. The team needed to ensure they were delivering what the business needed and then be able to better demonstrate...

    Provided By Axios Systems

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Fuelling the Engine: The Importance of Business Intelligence and Performance Management to the Mid-Market

    Across the mid-market, inefficiencies are compounded by the lack of visibility into pertinent data, of processes being adequately and flexibly automated, and for the performance of the business to be monitored on a constant basis. Without such capabilities, businesses will find it difficult to survive the current financial conditions -...

    Provided By Quocirca

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    "Digital Britain" - Opportunities and Risks for UK Businesses

    Digital Britain is the UK government's strategic vision for the UK digital economy. While social inclusion and rights protection are major themes, the plans will also have a significant impact on businesses. In stimulating investment in faster and more pervasive broadband access, Digital Britain will encourage the distribution and virtualisation...

    Provided By Quocirca

  • White Papers // May 2010

    Cloud Computing - Taking IT to Task

    Much of the discussion around modern IT still revolves around purely technical aspects of a given platform, leaving many business people in the dark as to what true value of a new technical architecture actually is. With businesses being run by process - not by technology - a new approach...

    Provided By Quocirca

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    Dell PowerEdge C6220: Performance for large infrastructures

    Compact, high-performing servers and streamlined software are a necessity for any data center that provides multi-tier hosted Web solutions, cloud services, or other scale-out implementations. Customers need quick access to Web applications that power their business, and the databases that power those Web applications. In our tests, we found that...

    Provided By Principled Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2010

    How To Figure Ratios From Your Balance Sheet

    How's your cash flow these days, compared with how it was a year or two ago? If you don't know, you may be missing important warning signs that your business is running into trouble. Using a few key ratios figured from your balance sheet can help you track your company's...

    Provided By Dun & Bradstreet

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Four Tools For Achieving Spectacular Growth

    Opportunities for growth abound, and every organization wants to position itself to take advantage. But the failure rate of growth strategies is high. How can you determine which opportunities hold the most promise, and how do you balance the need to judiciously choose an opportunity with the need to beat...

    Provided By University of Pennsylvania (Wharton)

  • White Papers // Feb 2013

    Business continuity: How to increase workforce resiliency during disasters

    What would happen to your business if your workers were unable to perform their jobs due to natural or manmade disasters? This paper shares five critical areas in which IBM can help you build human factors into your continuity strategy to help ensure that your workforce and your business remains...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center

    Cisco WebEx Meeting Center is the easy-to-use, low-cost way to share ideas with anyone, anywhere, anytime, from any device. Collaborate over the web with remote employees, customers, and suppliers. Deliver presentations, demonstrate applications and update spreadsheets. Save time and money on travel — conduct regular meetings...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • White Papers // Oct 2012

    Forrester Consulting Report: Empowered Customers Drive Collaborative Business Evolution

    Today's organizations need to adapt quickly in both the how they do business and how they leverage technology, but research shows that many are falling short. Read this groundbreaking new study, conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of IBM, to understand how empowered customers are changing the way business is...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Client Virtualization in a Cloud Environment

    Arguably computation models seen in client space are much more diverse than those in the server space proper. For servers, there are essentially two, the earlier model of static consolidation and the more recent dynamic model where virtual machines lightly bound to their physical hosts and can be moved around...

    Provided By Intel

  • Webcasts // Jul 2009

    Do More for Less with Web Conferencing

    Today's marketplace has created the perfect opportunity to re-think the way technologies can improve business processes and efficiency. One of those technologies is web conferencing and the opportunities are astounding.

    Provided By Adobe Systems

  • White Papers // Mar 2013

    The Power of Cloud - Driving business model innovation

    Although cloud is widely recognized as a technology game changer, its potential for driving business innovation remains virtually untapped. Indeed, cloud has the power to fundamentally shift competitive landscapes by providing a new platform for creating and delivering business value. To take advantage of cloud’s potential to transform internal operations,...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Backup Basics. Choosing the Right Data Protection System

    Data is often the most important non-human asset that a company has. It represents the actual information and details behind the products and services that each company provides. If this data is lost, becomes corrupt, or is unavailable, it can have a major adverse effect on whether or not your...

    Provided By Quantum

  • White Papers // Jul 2011

    Small Business Endpoint Protection Performance Benchmarks - July 2011

    New independent research from performance testing company, PassMark, ranked Symantec Endpoint Protection Small Business Edition #1 in overall performance. Test results show that Symantec's small business solution consumed the least processor cycles during security scanning, executed on-demand scans twice as quickly as Kaspersky, and performed web browsing in half the...

    Provided By Symantec

  • Webcasts // Jul 2011

    When Good Backups Go Bad

    This webcast addresses the top reasons backups fail, the repercussions of those failures, and why it doesn't have to be this way. Attendees will attain a broad understanding of backup and data recovery pitfalls, the serious consequences of those failures, and what to look for in a data recovery solution...

    Provided By Symantec

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    IDC White Paper- The Evolution of the Datacenter and the Need for a Converged Infrastructure

    This IDC White Paper discusses the move toward a more converged infrastructure in the enterprise datacenter - a move that often leverages virtualization and blade computing to deliver flexible IT services in a cost-effective manner. In addition, this paper discusses the role that IBM plays in the increasingly important market...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Building a Geospatial Information System, Part 1: Understanding the Basics

    Businesses and educational and governmental institutions are increasingly using Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) to solve real-world problems. GIS offers many new ways to visualize information, collaborate, and do business. In this paper, learn the basics of GIS. Explore open source and proprietary software considerations, a basic GIS architecture, and how...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Achieving Business Agility With BPM and SOA Together: Smart Work in the Smart Enterprise

    Today's economies and commodity markets are swinging rapidly, barriers to global competition are disappearing, and empowered customers are changing preferences and expectations faster than businesses can respond. In such an environment businesses must be able to work smarter, increasing business agility while optimizing their costs. Only too often one finds...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    DWBI - IBM Smart Analytics System: Working Smarter with Analytics

    Working smarter means being able to optimize and grow your business. The IBM Smart Analytics System is a ready-to-use analytics solution that turns information into insights and accelerates decision-making across your business. Read the white paper and put your business in the best position to quickly adapt and grow in...

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Nov 2010

    Orchestrate Digital Initiatives to Better the Customer Experience

    An increasing share of business' customer interactions take place online, and in response, businesses are shifting investments to digital venues. But these efforts don't always result in a compelling customer experience. How does a business supercharge its digital strategy and deliver a great experience to their clients? Attend this...

    Provided By IBM